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  • Your Art Quilts Will Bloom and Flutter with this Easy Applique Technique

    According to a friend of mine, New England has seen a preponderance of hummingbirds this summer. I've also read that Monarch butterflies--whose population had been diminishing--are on the rise again. 'Monarch Butterflies at Play" art quilt by Joan Shay, using her dimensional applique technique...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 19 Aug 2015
    Filed under: How to Quilt, Quilting Supplies, Quilting Designs, Art Quilts, Quilting, Quilting Techniques
  • How to Make a Photo Quilt: Five Free Tutorials

    Go to any quilt show or scan the Internet, and you'll find that quilts incorporating photographs are very popular. Nowadays, it's a snap to scan your favorite photos into your computer, then print them onto fabric that can easily be incorporated into a quilt. But how do you make your photo quilt...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 12 Aug 2015
    Filed under: Surface Design, How to Quilt, Photo Quilt, Fabric Art, Quilting For Beginners, Art Quilts, Quilting Techniques, Dyeing Fabric
  • English Paper Piecing Goes Modern

    I have tried hand stitching of all kinds. Anything to do with needles and thread has been in my project basket at one time or another. But every so often I discover something new. The back of a patchwork quilt block made with English paper piecing, using comics for the paper. Several years ago I was...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 15 Jul 2015
    Filed under: How to Quilt, Patchwork Quilt, Quilt Blocks, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Quilt Patterns, Hand Stitches, Handmade Quilts, Sewing Machine Techniques
  • Get Inspired, Make a Quilt, Enter to Win!

    Quilting Arts Magazine will celebrate its 15th year with the December 2015/January 2016 issue and we'd like to share this anniversary with you! Recently, we introduced a special Reader Challenge to commemorate this milestone. The theme is "Artful Adventure." To mark this festive occasion...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by Kristine Lundblad on 13 Jul 2015
    Filed under: How to Quilt, Quilting For Beginners, Art Quilts
  • Keep Your Quilting Stitches Even with These 5 Tension Tips

    Is there anything more frustrating than being ready to quilt only to find your tension is off? Not too loose, not too tight--how to get your sewing machine stitches just right! We all know what bad tension looks like: loops on the top of the quilt sandwich or on the backing. Good tension results in sewing...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 8 Jul 2015
    Filed under: Machine Quilting, How to Quilt, Patchwork Quilt, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Quilting Stitches, Quilting Techniques, Sewing Machine Techniques
  • How to Make Simple Quilt Labels

    Experienced quilters know that an essential part of finishing a quilt is attaching a label. As Jessica Alexandrakis writes in her book Get Started Quilting: The Complete Beginner Guide , "Labels can document who made the quilt, who it was made for, where it was made, and if it came from a published...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 29 Jun 2015
    Filed under: How to Quilt, Quilt Binding, Patchwork Quilt, Hand Sewing, Sewing Techniques, Hand Stitches, Quilting Techniques, Handmade Quilts, Quilt Wall Hangings
  • Episode 1602 Preview Quilting Arts TV Series 1600

    How to Make a Quilt with Intentional Slow Stitching: Learn to quilt with intention, purpose, and meaning in this episode of Quilting Arts TV. First, artist Lynn Krawczyk explores how adding color, texture, and design to a hand-stitched wool felt quilt sampler creates a unique and contemporary art quilt...
    Posted to Quilting Arts TV by Kristine Lundblad on 22 Jun 2015
    Filed under: QA TV, Quilting Arts TV, Lynn Krawczyk, Susan Brubaker Knapp, how to quilt, hand stitching, art quilts, Quilt Art, QATV, embroidery, Slow Stitch Movement, Mark Lipinski, Episode 1602, wool felt, The Slow Stitching Movement
  • Sweet and Easy: Tips for Using Jelly Rolls in Patchwork Quilts

    Strip quilting , literally stitching strips of fabric together, is one of the easiest ways to create a modern-looking patchwork quilt or quilt project. You can cut your own strips using new or leftover fabrics and a rotary cutter or a die-cutting machine Or you can use pre-cut jelly rolls. This 'Shoreline'...
    Posted to Quilting Daily by VivikaEditor on 9 Jun 2015
    Filed under: How to Quilt, Patchwork Quilt, Quilting Supplies, Quilt Patterns, Art Quilts, Quilting Techniques, Sewing Machine Techniques
  • Episode 1410 Preview Quilting Arts TV Series 1400

    Quilting Medley: In this episode, Vivika Hansen DeNegre makes a mixed-media nest, Linda Hahn shows how to take the New York Beauty block to new heights, and Sue Reno shares how echo quilting can emphasize surface design on quilts.
    Posted to Quilting Arts TV by VivikaEditor on 17 Jun 2014
    Filed under: Vivika Hansen DeNegre, Susan Brubaker Knapp, fabric collage, Quilting Arts TV Series 1400, quilt blocks, machine quilting, echo quilting, how to quilt
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